Hunt for men who tried to lure schoolboys into car

The six and ten-year-old boys refused to get in the dark blue car after being approached in Inverness.

Inverness: The boys were approached in Westfield Way. Google 2020
Inverness: The boys were approached in Westfield Way.

Police are on the hunt for two men after a pair of schoolboys were told to get into a car.

The six and ten-year-old boys refused to get in the dark blue vehicle after being approached by the men in the Westfield Way area of Inverness at around 4.30pm on Sunday.

Police have launched an investigation into the “suspicious incident” and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

As well as checking CCTV, officers have also been carrying out door-to-door enquiries.

One of the men had a short beard, brown hair and was wearing a blue/red jacket or jumper.

Inspector Alastair Garrow said: “The boys refused to get in the car and are safe and well.

“This is a worrying incident and we have carried out a review of CCTV and door-to-door enquiries to ascertain who these two men are.”

If you have any information, call 101.


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